Memorial service for James Dulice Keck, 67 of Pocola, Oklahoma will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Cross Community Church in Pocola, Oklahoma with Tommy Carlton officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro, Oklahoma.
“Thumper”, as most people knew him, was born on July 24, 1953 in Montgomery, Maryland to Doris Inez (Garrett) Keck and Charles Leslie Keck and passed away on January 20, 2021 in Pocola, Oklahoma. James was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Michael Keck. He owned Pocola Salvage and Town and County Motors and served as City Inspector for numerous years in the towns of Spiro, Hackett, Bonanza, Arkoma, Okmulgee, and Mansfield. James enjoyed Cushman Motorcycles and anything dealing with cars. He filled in as “Santa Claus” for many, many years at local parades all over the area.
Survivors include his companion, Pamela Rose; children, Charlene Keck Blackman, Amanda Keck, Victoria Keck, James McCutcheon, Eddie McCutcheon, Terry McCutcheon, Amity Rodriguez, LaDawna Dillman, Ryan Rose, MaKhalee Mortimore, Raven Gregston, Rachel Roof; grandchildren, Garrett, Madison, Samantha, Cortney, Gage, Anthony, Jannie, Jonathon, Christopher, Antonio, Alex, Adrianna, Katherine, Charlie, Adam, Easton; great grandchildren, Lance, Eli, Ava Kate, Xander, Gracelynn; brother Douglas Keck and wife Bess; sister, Melinda Bates and husband Allen, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and loved ones.
To sign James D. Keck’s online guest book, please visit www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com.